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COPFS Relocation Expenses

Freedom of Information - COPFS Relocation Expenses

"I would like to make a freedom of information request for disclosure of the amounts (figures) of payments made by COPFS for housing, rent or relocation allowances, or help with mortgages, for copfs staff including Procurators Fiscal in the past three years, the total numbers of claims and figures for each year."


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COPFS Relocation Expenses may include rent, rental deposits, council tax, telephone line rental and one off payments for example solicitors fees and removal costs.

During financial year 2011/2012, 16 employees claimed relocation expenses. The total amount claimed was £85,513.21.

During financial year 2012/2013, 8 employees claimed relocation expenses. The total amount claimed was £38,711.35.

During financial year 2013/2014, 5 employees claimed relocation expenses. The total amount claimed was £13,519.87.

COPFS does not contribute towards mortgage payments.